Ernest Hemingway

Ancestry of
Ernest Hemingway

Author of The Sun Also Rises


    Dorothy Gilbert

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    • 7th Generation — 4th Great-grandmother of Ernest Hemingway
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 85 
    • Birth Date:
    • 5 Oct 1745 
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    • 2 Jul 1803 
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    • Marriage Date:
    • 9 May 1764 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut 
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    • Dorothy is identified in a Middletown, Connecticut, deed dated 1769 with John Plumb. It is from this deed that she is believed to be his wife.

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  • Sources for Dorothy Gilbert

    • 1 Brainard, Homer Worthington, et. al., The Gilbert Family: Descendants of Thomas Gilbert, 1582(?)-1659 of Mt. Wollaston (Braintree), Windsor, and Wethersfield, Portland, Maine: The Anthoensen Press (1953), 135, Heritage Quest (Digital Library).
    • 2 Hemingway, Patricia S., The Hemingways: Past and Present and Allied Families, Rev. Ed., Baltimore: Gateway Press, Inc. (1988), 630.
    • 3 Hunt, Mitchell J., A Brief Corrected Genealogy of Captain Ziba Hunt (1746-1820) of Duxbury, MA, Newent, CT, New Lebanon, NY, . . ., Willow Grove, Pennsylvania: n.p. (1994), 5.